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Employment Opportunity

Electrical Instructor

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
Competition Number: 14-2020
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Start/End: March 24, 2014 up to September 19, 2014 -
May end early or be extended.
Workload: 25 hours of direct instructional (alternate work week schedule in place).
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach all aspects of theory and practical skills required for the Electrician Foundation and Apprenticeship programs. Ensure program standards are maintained, prepare and develop course material as appropriate, maintain and submit student evaluation and grading. Work in a team approach to deliver both classroom and practical objectives in shop operations while promoting safety standards as a priority.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. Successful candidates will participate in activities outside the classroom including student support and department committees.
Required Qualifications: Three to five years demonstrated teaching or industry training experience or appropriate combination of above, including some supervisory experience. Electrician Interprovincial Certification with having served a four-year apprenticeship and has a minimum of five years proven journeyman status working on a broad range of building projects. Must have recent experience working with and interpreting the Electrical Code. Proven participation in trade related professional development relating to new technologies, new industry/instructional developments and trends, and supervisory experience. Completion of Provincial Instructor Diploma Program or equivalent (if in progress, maximum two years to completion). Proven classroom management ability. Willingness to work as part of a team. Excellent communication skills both written and oral. A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential. Proven positive interpersonal skills in dealing with students. Sensitivity to the needs of a wide variety of adult students returning to education. Ability to work as part of a team comprised of instructors, administrators and support staff. Familiarity with computer applications appropriate to an educational setting.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Valid OFA Level 1 Certificate required.

Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of relevant transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: March 04, 2014 - March 12, 2014
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.